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Aug 30, 2017, 13:00 ET Nationally-Recognized Policy Experts Join IPRO

Two senior-level federal and state health policy experts have joined IPRO's management team. Patricia (`Patti') Simino Boyce, Ph.D., RN, comes to...


Jun 07, 2017, 15:00 ET Atlantic Quality Innovation Network Featured in 2016 QIO Program Progress Report

The Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the IPRO-led Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for New York,...


Apr 20, 2017, 15:50 ET Health Commissioner Tomarken Signs "National Healthcare Decisions Days" Proclamation to Focus Attention on End-of-Life Care Planning Discussions

At today's Suffolk County Board of Health meeting, Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, signed a proclamation declaring...


Feb 21, 2017, 16:15 ET IPRO Chosen to Provide Support for Small Practices in CMS Quality Payment Program

Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a contract to IPRO to help small practices in New York, Maryland, Virginia...


Jan 11, 2017, 16:00 ET IPRO to Support State Oversight of NY Adult Care Services

IPRO will be responsible for supporting State oversight of long-term, mostly nonmedical adult care residential services for New Yorkers unable to...


Jan 06, 2017, 13:30 ET IPRO to Oversee NY Adult Care Services

IPRO will be responsible for oversight of long-term, mostly nonmedical adult care residential services for New Yorkers unable to live...


Dec 01, 2016, 14:00 ET IPRO Wins Renewal of Key NY Hospital Work Hours Contract

IPRO has won renewal of an important New York contract that oversees hospitals' compliance with critical physician-in-training work hour...


Oct 28, 2016, 09:30 ET IPRO Wins Special Funding to Promote Medication Management Tool

IPRO has been awarded special federal funding to promote the use of a medication management tool it recently converted from a paper-based format to...


Oct 11, 2016, 14:00 ET IPRO Wins Healthcare Payment Reform Application Challenge

IPRO is a winner of a Challenge prize that will support development of a prototype mobile application to help physicians report essential payment...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET IPRO Joins Healthcare Payment Reform Campaign

IPRO has received special recognition from the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN), a national public-private partnership aimed...


Jun 23, 2016, 15:00 ET IPRO's Clare Bradley Chosen President-Elect of AHQA

 IPRO's Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Clare Bradley, MD, MPH, has been chosen President-Elect of the American Health Quality...


May 31, 2016, 15:00 ET IPRO Names Three 2016 New York Quality Award Winners

An inner-city medical center, an upstate group practice and the nation's largest public healthcare delivery systems are all winners of this year's...


Jan 19, 2016, 14:00 ET Quality Improvement Group to Address End-of-Life Care Planning on Long Island

 IPRO, New York-based leader of the Atlantic Quality Improvement Network (AQIN), has received special funding from the Centers for Medicare...


Dec 09, 2015, 13:00 ET IPRO Wins Four Regional Dialysis Quality Improvement Contracts

 IPRO has won four regional End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network quality improvement contracts to support dialysis patients, families and...


Nov 16, 2015, 19:57 ET Organización sin ánimo de lucro de NY ayuda a adultos mayores hispanos/latinos a manejar la diabetes

La red conducida por IPRO Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), la organización para la mejora de la calidad de la atención...


Nov 16, 2015, 14:00 ET NY Non-Profit Helps Hispanic/Latino Seniors Manage Diabetes

The IPRO-led Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the Medicare-funded healthcare quality improvement organization for New York, is scoring...


Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 ET Sportradar Fuels iPro's Real-Time Sports Prediction Platform for NFL

iPro, a mobile gaming technology company, has teamed with Sportradar, the leading provider of sports data services globally, to integrate the...


Oct 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Quality Improvement Team Wins Special Funding to Address Sepsis

 A Medicare quality improvement network has secured special funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve...


Sep 30, 2015, 11:30 ET IPRO's ESRD NCC Wins National Patient Engagement and Advocacy Award

IPRO's End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC) is the first organizational recipient of the American Association of...


Jan 26, 2015, 14:00 ET IPRO Taking Over Major Hospital Performance Database

 IPRO, a leading nonprofit healthcare quality improvement and evaluation organization, has taken over from The Commonwealth Fund a major online...


Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET IPRO Team Creates Drug Safety Tool For Care Transitions, Cites Improved Communications Regarding High Risk Medications

 Pharmacy quality improvement experts at IPRO have created and field tested a unique audit tool aimed at reducing anticoagulant-related adverse...


Sep 04, 2014, 14:30 ET IPRO-Led Interventions Have Helped Improve Healthcare Quality For New York's Medicare Beneficiaries

Recent enhancements in healthcare quality for New York's Medicare beneficiaries are detailed in IPRO's new Medicare Quality Improvement...


Jul 23, 2014, 14:00 ET IPRO Wins Regional Medicare Quality Innovation Contract

 IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New...


May 22, 2014, 09:30 ET Twenty-Eight Albany-Area Healthcare Organizations Receive 2014 IPRO Quality Awards

Twenty-eight Capital District region healthcare organizations have been named recipients of 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards, given annually by...


May 13, 2014, 09:30 ET Unique New Tool Provides "Snapshot" Of Anticoagulation Management Strategies During Invasive Medical Procedures

A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable...